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Fulton High School Student Council receives award

The Honor Council Committee of Missouri Association of Student Councils recently announced the Fulton Senior High School Student Council has been awarded the Missouri Association of Student Councils Gold Award.

Missouri curators defend educator's firing over protests

The University of Missouri system's governing board is dismissing a national professors group's claims that an educator was unjustly fired over her run-ins with student journalists.

Candidates field questions at school board forum

Fulton School Board candidates had the opportunity to answer questions posed by educators at a public forum sponsored by the Fulton Community Teachers Association (FCTA) on Wednesday night.

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Letters from home

Fulton elementary school students launch letter-writing campaign for USS Truman sailors

McIntire Elementary students are inviting Fulton residents to join a letter-writing campaign to show support for sailors of the USS Truman. The students officially adopted the USS Truman four years ago to provide letters of support and hope this year they can double the initial 3,000 letters they sent.

MU endorses Schaefer proposal for study group

The University of Missouri said Tuesday it welcomes Sen. Kurt Schaefer’s proposal for an outside group to review MU operations.

Missouri House passes limits on student reporter censorship

The Missouri House has passed a bill giving student journalists more leeway over their publications.

State senator proposes bill for disabled students

A Missouri senator has proposed a bill that would allow students with disabilities to receive scholarship money created through tax credits to move from the public school system to a private institution that might better suit their needs.

Appeal of fired University of Missouri educator rejected

The University of Missouri curators have rejected the appeal of an assistant professor who drew national attention for her run-ins with student journalists during protests.

Missouri governor calls for restoring money for university

Gov. Jay Nixon called on lawmakers Friday to restore proposed budget cuts for the University of Missouri and boost education funding above the spending plan that passed the House this week.

University of Missouri student nominated to system board

Gov. Jay Nixon has nominated a University of Missouri junior to be the next student representative to the university system’s board of curators.

House votes to cut University of Missouri funding

The House voted on Thursday to cut funding for the University of Missouri System following months of criticism from state lawmakers over how the institution’s leadership dealt with student complaints about racial issues on the Columbia campus.

Abuzz for new logo for Hornets

Student’s design will replace Georgia Tech copy

The Fulton Public Schools district is getting closer to having their own uniquely designed hornet logo after months of seeking artistic renditions of the mascot from student designers.

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South Callaway school board OKs bids

The South Callaway School Board approved several bids for district updates during its regular meeting Wednesday.

Senate panel considers colleges expanding post-graduate fields

Missouri’s public colleges and universities should not have to get approval from another school before they launch a new master’s or doctorate degree program, state Sen. Eric Schmitt told the Senate’s Education Committee Wednesday afternoon.

University of Missouri announces budget cuts, hiring freeze

An anticipated enrollment decline of 1,500 students following protests that roiled the University of Missouri has forced the college to cut general revenue budgets by 5 percent and institute a hiring freeze to help close a projected $32 million shortfall.